Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: Torquator Tasso 80-1 Arc winner at ParisLongchamp

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Torquator Tasso, a third German-trained winner in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Torquator Tasso, a German outsider, was a surprise 80-1 winner at the 100th edition of Europe's richest race the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Rene Piechulek, Marcel Weiss' trainer, rode the victor on heavy ground at ParisLongchamp.

Second and third place went to Hurricane Lane and Tarnawa, both highly-favorite rivals.

Adayar, the Derby and King George winner, was fourth, with Snowfall, the Oaks victor further down.

Mojo Star, Hurricane Lane and others did well in the mile-and a-half race worth more than 4.3m.

William Buck quickly jumped to the front of the Charlie Appleby-trained Adayar but his mount gave up in the last furlong.

Tarnawa, Hurricane Lane and Torquator Tasso were the front runners on the outside. They became the third German winner after Star Appeal (1975), and Danedream (2011).

"That was stunning. Weiss said, "He's a very lovely horse, he has all heart."

Dermot Weld was the trainer of Tarnawa's runner-up. He said that the mare could now be targeted at the defense of her Breeders Cup Turf title in Nov.

"I believe she would have won if it hadn't been for all the rain last night." The Irishman said that Second is a lonely place.